The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW elected Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel, Director of the iimt, as member during its Annual General Meeting the 9th of May 2017, for her considerable performance record in technical sciences.
Also Prof. Dr. Rolf Ingold and Prof. Dr. Christoph Weder of the University of Fribourg were elected as new SATW members for their achievement.
The SATW is a network of distinguished personalities from science and industry. Members may be elected to members who are particularly committed to the objectives of the SATW and / or the technical sciences. Corresponding members may be chosen by persons who are technically and scientifically active abroad. All members were elected by secret ballot under the leadership of the Nomination Committee.
For the year 2017, a total of 16 new members were elected, 15 of them full and one corresponding. These were solemnly welcomed at the SATW's Annual General Assembly on 9 May. The SATW now counts a total of 296 full and 27 corresponding members as well as 13 honorary members.